Haiti Security Measures for travelers
The decision to visit Haiti is yours and you are responsible for your personal safety and security abroad. However, we provide you with credible and timely information in our Travel Advice to help you to stay safe and to make informed decisions as regards traveling to Haiti or any other country outside Canada.
Haiti – Avoid all travel
Due to civil unrest throughout Haiti, you are advised to avoid all travel in Haiti.
Travel Health Notice – Zika Virus
The Public Health Agency of Canada advises travelers on the Zika virus and recommends that Canadians should take special precaution when traveling to Haiti or other affected countries. Pregnant and would-be pregnant women are advised to avoid travels to Haiti.
Entry / Exit requirements
Haiti decides who enters or exits its borders and the Government of Canada will not interfere with the country’s decision as it relates to the entry and exit requirements.
The information on this page was obtained from Haitian authorities; however, it can change at any time. Moreover, you can verify the information with foreign diplomatic missions and consulates in Canada.
The type of passport you use to travel determines the entry requirements that apply. Find out about passport requirements from your transportation company before you travel.
- Regular Canadian Passport - You are required to have a passport valid for the period you intend to stay in Haiti.
- Passport for official travel - Different rules may apply. Learn more about official travel here.
- Other travel documents - The entry rules may differ if you are traveling with a temporary passport or an emergency travel document. Find out about the entry rules from the closest diplomatic mission for Haiti before you leave Canada.
To learn more about Haiti travel insurance, click here.